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OPSC Assistant Section Officer Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2022


OPSC ASO syllabus is published annually along with the official OPSC ASO Recruitment notices. The syllabus helps as a road map for every exam, guiding you to the correct information.

It is important for all candidates applying for the Assistant Section Officer Exam. A candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognised university to be qualified for the OPSC ASO exam.

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There are 2 Tire examinations of the ASO Secretariat syllabus 2022

Sl. NoType Of ExamMarks
2Skill test in Computer50

OPSC Assistant Section Officer Exam Pattern

Papers Name of the Subject Marks No of Questions Duration
I General Awareness 100 Marks 100 1 1/2 hr
II A. Test of Reasoning & Mental Ability 50 Marks 50 1 1/2 hr
B. Mathematics (10th Standard Level) 50 Marks 50
III Language
A. English 100 Marks 100 2 hrs
B. Odia 100 Marks 100
IV Skill Test in Computer (Practical) 50 Marks 5 1 hr


  1. Except the Skill Test in Computer Application (Practical), the questions in all other subjects shall be of multiple choice type and all questions will carry equal marks i.e. 01.
  2. For each wrong answer 0.25 marks shall be deducted from the marks awarded for correct answers.
  3. The candidates shall answer the questions in English except Odia language paper or otherwise specified in the question paper itself.
  4. Only those candidates who have been shortlisted after the written test shall be called for Skill Test in Computer by the Commission which shall be of qualifying nature.

OPSC Assistant Section Officer Syllabus

Subjects Topics
General Awareness Current national & international events, 
History of British Rules in India and Freedom Struggle,
Indian Constitution,
Salient features of World Physical Geography,
Physical Geography of India & Odisha
Important aspects of Governance, Transparency & Accountability, c-governance, Role of Civil Service in democracy, Indian Economy and issues relating to Planing, growth, Development and employment, Poverty Alleviation, Resource Mobilization and inflation
Defense & Indian Aimed Forces
Scientific Inventions and use of Science in everyday life, issues of environmental, ecology, Biodiversity & Climate change.
Important National & International Institutions,
Organizations and fora – their Structure, mandate etc.
Reasoning VERBAL Number Series
Alphabet Series
Test of Direction Sense
Number Ranking 
Arithmetic Reasoning
Problem of Age Calculation
NON-VERBAL Non-verbal series
Minor Images
Cubes & Dice
Grouping Identical Figures
Embedded figures, etc
Mathematics Arithmetic
Mensuration (2D & 3D)
Statistics & Probability
English Grammar : Verb, Preposition, Adverb, Subject Verb Agreement, Error Correction/Recognition,
Tenses, Fill in the Blanks with Articles etc, Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms.
Sentence Rearrangement
Odia ବ୍ୟାକରଣ: କ୍ରିୟା, ଭ୍ରମ ସଂଶୋଧନ/ଚିହ୍ନଟ,
କାଳ (ଅତୀତ/ବର୍ତ୍ତମାନ/ଭବିଷ୍ୟତ},
ଭାଷାଜ୍ଞାନ ପରୀକ୍ଷା : ପ୍ରତିଶବ୍ଦ, ବିପରୀତ ଅର୍ଥବୋଧକ
ଶବ୍ଦ, କ୍ରିୟା ବିଶେଷଣ, କର୍ରା-କ୍ରିୟା ସମ୍ବନ୍ଧ,
ବାକ୍ୟ ପୁନର୍ବିନ୍ୟାସ
Skill Test in Computer Windows, MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point), MS Access, Usage of Internet Services.
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